Category Archives: Focus on Life ministry

Focus on Life: Immigration

The Focus on Life initiative was undertaken by the Compassion, Mercy and Justice Team (formerly Social Concerns) to call attention to man-made or natural conditions that are taking, endangering, or denigrating human life from conception to old age. Jesus said in John 10:10 “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”. But…
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Focus on Life: Substance Abuse

The Focus on Life initiative was undertaken by the Compassion, Mercy and Justice Team (formerly Social Concerns) to call attention to man-made or natural conditions that are taking, endangering, or denigrating human life from conception to old age. Jesus said in John 10:10 “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”. But…
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Focus on Life: Worldwide Christian Persecution

The Focus on Life initiative was undertaken by the Compassion, Mercy and Justice Team (formerly Social Concerns) to call attention to man-made or natural conditions that are taking, endangering, or denigrating human life from conception to old age. Jesus said in John 10:10 “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”. But…
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Focus on Life: Human Trafficking

The Focus on Life initiative was undertaken by the Compassion, Mercy and Justice Team (formerly Social Concerns) to call attention to man-made or natural conditions that are taking, endangering, or denigrating human life from conception to old age. Jesus said in John 10:10 “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”. But…
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Focus on Life: Abortion

The Focus on Life initiative was undertaken by the Compassion, Mercy and Justice Team (formerly Social Concerns) to call attention to man-made or natural conditions that are taking, endangering, or denigrating human life from conception to old age. Jesus said in John 10:10 “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly”. But…
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Focus on Life: Starvation

The holiday season can be a time of plenty and overflowing for some. For others, it may be a season of deficiency and lacking of resources. Read the article below, brought to you by our Compassion/Mercy/Justice (CMJ) Ministry Team, and learn about the many ways you can support local, as well as worldwide efforts to combat…
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Focus on Life: Homelessness

Did you know that River Falls is home to an award-winning non-profit organization that provides support, shelter, and housing services? Our Neighbors' Place is doing just that, as well as helping to foster self-determination and strengthening families for Pierce and St. Croix Counties in Wisconsin. Read the article below, brought to you by our Social…
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Focus on Life: Domestic Violence

In 1989, the US Congress designated the month of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Since then various national, state and local non-profit organizations sponsor activities to promote awareness and action. What is Domestic Violence?? The term “domestic violence” as defined by the Department of Justice includes felony or misdemeanor crimes of violence committed…
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Focus on Life: Incarceration

Incarceration is not something that typically comes to our mind when we think of issues of human life. If anything, we can think that incarceration is a good thing for the sake of human life all around, taking those that are a threat to society off of the street where they can’t cause harm to…
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Focus on Life: Worldwide Refugee Crisis

According the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR), we are now experiencing the highest number of displaced people across the globe of any time on record. The statistics are so mind boggling and the problems so severe and seemingly unsolvable that the average person feels helpless to make a difference. In this short article,…
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